Roxanne Goldberg

After tour around world, an exciting homecoming

A trio intricately tied to GW is back on a familiar stomping ground, but in a whole new element. Instead of rocking the theater in Mitchell Hall where they got their start, Jukebox the Ghost is headlining one of the city’s most famous venues. Six years ago, Tommy Siegel, Ben Thornewill and Jesse Kristin were […]

Celebrating nine decades of art in the District

Edgar Degas’ impressionist canvases of ballet dancers sprung to life Saturday to celebrate an iconic D.C. collection’s 90th birthday. The Phillips Collection celebrated its historic birthday in a celebration on what D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has declared “Phillips Collection Day.” Partaking in the festivities were students from the Kirov Academy of Ballet, who stretched and […]

Reeling in 20 years of LGBT cinema

A CVS stands today in place of the small art house theater where the first Reel Affirmations film festival took place 20 years ago. The stigma of sexually permeated the festival’s inaugural year. Patrons of the Reel Affirmations film festival, a non-profit, all-volunteer celebration of LGBT film, were hesitant to add their names to the […]

Turkey joins D.C.’s extended family

D.C. just added another branch to its family tree. At the ninth annual Turkish Festival on Sunday, Melih Gökçek, mayor of Ankara, and Vincent Gray, mayor of D.C., were joined by 25,000 festival participants when they announced the new sister city agreement between the two capital cities. The agreement will support initiatives to bring more […]